A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Stillwater in Oklahoma on Sunday. Global time and date of event 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 08:51:55 / January 17, 2016 @ 8:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:51:55 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004f5n. Event ids that are associated: us10004f5n. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.33 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -97.202 West, latitude 36.0828 North, depth = 6.33 km.
The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Oklahoma City (c. 580 000 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Edmond (c. 81 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Midwest City (c. 54 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Stillwater (c. 45 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Del City, Oklahoma City, Bethany (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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